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Joy Petyarre

Born:            c.1975
Region:         Central Desert
Community:       Utopia 
Outstation:      Alhalkere
Language:        Anmatyerre 
Social Affiliation: Petyarre subsection
Medium: Acrylic paint on canvas, batik on silk,
Subjects: bush flowers, pencil yam, snake vine, emu, geckos, centipede, scorpion


  • Brody, A., 1989, Utopia Women’s Paintings: the First Works on Canvas, A Summer Project, 1988-89, exhib. cat., Heytesbury Holdings, Perth. (C) ;
  • Brody, A., 1990, Utopia: a Picture Story, 88 Silk Batiks from the Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth. (C) ; 
  • Cochrane, G., 1992, The Crafts Movement in Australia: a History, New South Wales University Press, Kensington, New South Wales. (C)

Joy Petyarre's Artworks